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Is there a future for Canadian social conservatism?

It could be argued that, over the last five decades, Canadian social conservatism has failed to successfully propagandize a “counter-ethic” to the now-prevalent “social-liberal idea of Canada.” The origins of the decline of Canadian social conservatism can be traced to the battles from 1963 to 1968 between Liberal Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and the staunch Tory John Diefenbaker (Prime Minister from [...]

2018-08-28T12:23:04-06:00August 28, 2018|Soconvivium|

And then there was this …

Canada The Canadian Paediatric Society is recommending that teen girls use intra-uterine devices (IUDs) as their first choice of artificial birth control. In an article in the May 31 National Post, the Society waxed eloquent on the positive aspects of IUDs, while playing down any negative effects. But what truly stands out is the inability or unwillingness of the Society to urge [...]

2018-08-07T09:55:04-06:00August 7, 2018|Across Canada, US Briefs, World Briefs|

Winning isn’t everything

Talk Turkey Josie Luetke Not-so-breaking news: The Progressive Conservatives won the Ontario election and nine pro-life PC candidates whom CLC green-lighted now have seats in the legislature. I’m sure their activities will be closely monitored and reported on over the next four years, so at least for this column I want to direct my attention to those pro-life candidates who [...]

2018-08-07T07:53:15-06:00August 7, 2018|Announcements, Features, Josie Luetke, Politics|

US-UN showdown expected this autumn

UN ambassador Nikki Haley has followed lead of Trump administration in keeping abortion out of recent statements. A disagreement over abortion between the Trump administration and European governments has set the stage for a showdown in the UN General Assembly this fall. At issue is the inclusion of various phrases used to support abortion in an annual UN resolution on [...]

2018-08-07T08:05:46-06:00August 7, 2018|Politics, Society & Culture|

Trudeau government sued over summer job attestation

A coalition of Canadian companies and a Christian student ministry are taking Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government to court over its requirement that they declare support for legal abortion and other political stances in order to participate in the country’s summer jobs program. The Canada Summer Jobs Program offers money to groups that hire students for summer positions. In a break from previous [...]

2018-08-07T07:57:18-06:00August 7, 2018|Politics, Religion|

Justice Kennedy resigns

On June 27, Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he is retiring from the United States Supreme Court, providing President Donald Trump an opportunity to appoint his second judge to the top court. In 2016, Trump appointed originalist and pro-life judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court. Kennedy was appointed to the Court by Ronald Reagan in 1987 after the Senate rejected his original [...]

2018-08-07T09:52:22-06:00August 6, 2018|Politics|
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